Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A river in the southeastern US, flowing in a great loop, generally west and then north, for about 875 miles (1,400 km) to join the Ohio River in western Kentucky.
2A state in the central southeastern US; population 6,214,888 (est. 2008); capital, Nashville; statehood, June 1, 1796 (16). It was the site of many Civil War battles, including those at Shiloh and Chattanooga.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.